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Did the GOP Throw Away a Pro-Life Senate Seat?

prondeau Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 3:26 PM
Kenneth, Thanks for joining the discussion. Thank-you for the work of CRCA. Nathanson's conversion was a great blessing. Paul

The pro-abortion ranks were absolutely jubilant about the mega-gaff made by Congressman Todd Akin, the Republican senate hopeful that was comfortably beating one of their own, Senator Claire McCaskill, in the swing state of Missouri. Akin tangled his words so badly in answer to an abortion question about exceptions for rape that he invented a nonsensical phrase: legitimate rape.

What Akin said was, “From what I understand from doctors, that’s really rare [the conceiving of a child during a rape]. If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. But...